The invisibles: Unpaid caregivers of the elderly

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Original languageEnglish
Article number69
JournalFrontiers in Public Health
Issue numberJUL
StatePublished - 21 Jul 2014

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We thank the boxers who participated in the study for making this research possible. We also thank Alex Ramos and Jacquie Richardson of the Retired Boxers Foundation for encouragement in conducting this study. We acknowledge Drs. David Joseph, Aamar Sleemi, and Rajeev Sharma for general support, George Peterson and Emanuel Steward for advice and setting a standard of safety for trainers, Margaret Goodman, MD for advice on medical issues in boxing, and Drs. Laggah and Savchenko for help with recruitment and Joan Pierce and Dr. Smick for continuing recruiting efforts. Many thanks Drs. Daniel Weinberger and Joel Kleinman, Lieber Institute for Brain Development, who commented on conceptual issues, Mr. Bruce Spizler for legal advice and advice on consent procedures, and colleagues of the Association of Ringside Physicians where data were presented on an almost yearly basis. Tuning, Inc., and intramural funds from the University of Maryland supported Dr. Postolache’s contribution. The editing by Chantelle Walsh and Ciera Damon is greatly appreciated, as was the assistance with formatting provided by Elizabeth Spitzer, Hassaan Yousufi, and Kelly Stearns.


  • Elderly population
  • Family caregivers
  • Health policy
  • Health services accessibility
  • Public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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